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Zephania E Walden

Zephania E Walden
birth: 3 Jun 1833, probably in Monroe Co., IN, to Lewis L Walden and Virlincha G (Parks) Walden
death: 22 Jan 1916, Owen Co., IN
burial: Chambersville Cemetery, Owen Co., IN

marriage: 27 Apr 1854, Monroe Co., IN
Nancy A Abernathy
birth: 1 Feb 1833, in Indiana, to Eli and Polly/Mary (Havener) Abernathy
death: 2 Mar 1919, Owen Co., IN
burial: Chambersville Cemetery, Owen Co., IN

Children of Zephania E Walden and Nancy A Abernathy:

  • Amanda Walden, b. 1857, d. 1875, m. Abner Evans
  • Lewis M Walden, b. 1862, d. 1938, m. Hattie Chambers

Zephania E Walden Lived In:

  • Monroe County, Indiana
  • Owen County, Indiana

Other Information:

Most of the family is buried in Chambersville Cemetery east of Spencer.

There is no relation between this Indiana ancestor and the submitter.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

Lewis Walden

Lewis Walden
birth:18 January 1801, at Woodford County, Kentucky to Joseph and Rachel Walden
death: 8 Apr 1886, Owen County, Indiana
burial: Chambersville Cemetery, Owen Co., IN

marriage: 25 Apr 1822
Virlincha G Parks
birth: c.1805 in North Carolins to William and Jemima Parks
death: 3 Nov 1885, probably in Owned Co., IN
burial: Chambersville Cemetery, Owen Co., IN

Children of Lewis Walden and Virlincha G Parks:

  • William J Walden, b. 1823, d. 1897, m. Virlincha Julia Parks
  • Austin M Walden, b. 1825, d. 1879, m. Mary Matilda Litten
  • Nancy Ann Walden, b. 1826, d. 1916, m. Rufus H. Cline
  • Willis Benjamin Walden, b. 1829, d. 1914, m. Filena/Philina Cline
  • Lewis W. Walden, b. 1830, d. 1885, m. (1) Elizabeth Ann Owens, (2) Frances Reynolds
  • Zephania E Walden, b. 1833, d. 1916, m. Nancy A Abernathy
  • Virlincha Walden, b. 1836, d. 1916, m. William Litten
  • Jemima Walden, b. 1838, d. 1883, m. William Cline
  • David C Walden, b. 1840, d. 1855
  • Rachel Walden, b. 1842, d. 1927, m. (1) Andrew J Hite, (2) Joel H Malicoat

Lewis Walden Lived In:

The Walden family lived in Virginia until after the close of the Revolutionary War, when they relocated to Woodford County, Kentucky and then to Bloomington, Monroe Co., Indiana in 1819. They lived in Ellettsville, Monroe County for a time and then settled in Owen County on a property known as Flat Woods.

Other Information:
Most of the family is buried in Chambersville Cemetery east of Spencer.

There is no relation between this Indiana ancestor and the submitter.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

 

Samuel Moore Baird

SAMUEL MOORE BAIRD
b. 12 January 1826, Putnamville, Putnam County,
Indiana, to John and Martha (Moore) Baird
d. 7 May 1896, Redding, Ringgold County, Iowa

m. 5 November 1848, Putnamville, Putnam County, Indiana
Millie Elizabeth Parks
b. 20 July 1832, Monroe County, Indiana
d. 24 January 1894, Redding, Ringgold County, Iowa

Children with Millie Elizabeth Parks:

  • Mary Jane (b. 1849)
  • John Wesley (b. 1852)
  • James Monroe (b. 1854)
  • Martha Moore (b. 1856)
  • Sarah Elizabeth (b. 1859)
  • Louisa Kate (b. 1861)
  • Samuel Parks (b. 1863)
  • Laura Belle (b. 1865)
  • Nina Fay (b. 1868)
  • Absolom (b. 1871)
  • William Boss (b. 1874)

The family left Putnamville, Indiana, in 1851.

Submitted by:
Kathryn M. Jennings
Orland Park IL

John Baird

JOHN BAIRD
b. 12 February 1789, Pennsylvania, to Samuel F. and Sarah (Craig) Baird
d. 5 June 1871, Redding, Ringgold County, Iowa

m. 1 August 1824, Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana
Martha Wilson Moore
b. 3 November 1796, Greenbrier County, Virginia
d. 20 September 1841, Putnamville, Putnam County, Indiana

Children with Martha Wilson Moore:

  • Lucinda (1825-1865) married William Conklin
  • Samuel Moore (1826-1896) married Millie Elizabeth Parks
  • Sarah Jane (1827-1915) married Rufus Hartley
  • Mary Archer (1829-1913) married John McGaughey
  • Martha H. (1836-1914) married John Merrill
  • Absolom (1837-1904) married Isabella Poore

John came to Putnamville, Indiana, in 1820 from Lincoln County, Kentucky, and left Indiana in 1851.

Submitted by:
Kathryn M. Jennings
Orland Park IL

James W Murphy

James W Murphy
b. October 1850, Vienna Township, Scott County, Indiana, to John T. and Mary Ann Elizabeth (Smallwood) Murphy
d. 2 May 1906, Holcomb, Dunklin County, Missouri

m/1. 14 August 1877, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Percillia A. Parks
b. 15 April 1855, Nashville, Brown County, Indiana, to Samuel and Dorcus (Henry) Parks
d. 22 December 1895, Donaldson Creek, Trigg County, Kentucky

m/2. 27 January 1897
Florence M. E. “Betty” (Walker) Wilkerson
b. to John C. and Amy Jane (Allen) Walker
d. 13 May 1906

Children with Percillia A. Parks:

  • Nannie M. (1879-1892) married (1) George W. Hawley, (2) James Whitt Dowlen
  • Effie Lena (b. 1883) married Thomas Rice Hagewood
  • Allie Elmire (b. 1885) married (1) Brown Hagewood, (2) Harrison Butcher, (3) [–?–] Grey, (4) John Inman
  • Margaret (or Emma) Elizabeth (1889-1933) married Columbus Collier Mathis Pascal
  • Lyman Arthur
  • Minnie Ruth

Children with Florence M.E. (Walker) Wilkerson:

  • Florence Lorene
  • Tryman Jessie
  • Janie (1902-1904)
  • Bodie Ophelia

The family left Bartholomew County, Indiana, about 1890 for Donaldson Creek Valley, Trigg
County, Kentucky. They left Kentucky for Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee, about 1899. Next, the family moved to Holcomb/White Oak, Missouri, in 1904.

James and Betty both died in May 1906 of pneumonia caused by being in the river after their ferry caught fire. They left six young children. The oldest four girls, all of whom were born in Indiana, had married and stayed in Tennessee.

Submitted by:
Lela B. Murphy Winfree
Warren MI